Students attempted to get served at the lunch counter of Walgreen’s drugstore in downtown Nashville.
Several white men attempt to drag some of the black students from the lunch counter. Police ended up arresting 73 students, most of them black.
Thousands of people stood outside of the Nashville city court where students were being tried from earlier lunch counter demonstrations.
Diane Judith Nash, one of the 77 students on trial, made a statement that defendants in the race demonstration cases decided not to pay fines as a matter of “moral principle.”
Nashville city patrolman searches one of the 77 defendants before his return to jail.
Jean Wynona Fleming, a Fisk University student, was arrested after sitting at a downtown drugstore lunch counter.
Students Dennis Gregory Foote, John Robert Lewis, and O.D. Hunt (from right to left) were also arrested.
Matthew Walker, Peggy Alexander, Diane Nash and Stanley Hemphill (from left to right) eating lunch at the Post House Restaurant in the Greyhound bus terminal. This was the first time since that blacks were served at previously all-white counters in Nashville.
The manager at one restaurant turned on a fumigating machine to make it uncomfortable for the sit-in demonstrators.
A black female student was injured and put on a stretcher after a fight broke out between black and white student demonstrators.
Bobby Talbert, a 21-year-old student, was released from Nashville jail after being arrested during a demonstration. Other sit-in demonstrators posted the money for his bond.
One Nashville patrolman testifying in the city court trial of a sit-in demonstrator.
A B&W Cafeteria employee helps white customers out of the store as he blocks black college students at the front door. There was a demonstration being held inside.
One young girl watched college student Jan Emmert get shoved to the ground by Bobby Gene Taylor, a restaurant employee.